Award denotes entrepreneurial excellence in Residential and Real Estate category
VA – June 22, 2012 – Alarm.com, the industry leading provider
of interactive security, monitoring and automation technology, today
announced that Steve Trundle, Alarm.com President and CEO, was named as an
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2012 award recipient
in Greater Washington. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs
who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as
innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their
businesses and communities.
as an R&D project more than a decade ago has grown into a
market leader and innovator with more than one million customers, and
during this time Alarm.com has consistently adhered to its vision of
improving the safety, convenience and control for homes and
businesses through wireless, web and mobile technology. Alarm.com,
together with its Dealer Partners, has continued to deliver new innovation
year-over-year and establish the market-leading position in interactive
security solutions including Security, Energy Management and Home
Automation. Alarm.com services have revolutionized the way people
interact with their home or business. Now users can remotely manage and
control home security, lights, thermostats, door locks, small appliances
and video cameras from their smartphone, tablet or computer.
culture of innovation and entrepreneurship has always been a key pillar
of our company, and it is for this reason we are honored to receive such
a prestigious award," said Steve Trundle, CEO of Alarm.com.
"Being recognized alongside the region's most accomplished
entrepreneurs and business leaders is truly a testament to the great team
at Alarm.com and our strong network of Partners,"
its 26th year, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Program
has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Jeff
Bezos of Amazon.com, Michael Dell of Dell Inc., Herb Kelleher of Southwest
Airlines, Fred Smith of FedEx, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google,
Richard Schulze of Best Buy, Andrew Mason of Groupon, Mindy Grossman of
HSN, Inc., Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, and many more.
a Greater Washington award winner, Steve Trundle is now eligible for
consideration for the National Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 Award. Award
winners in several national categories, as well as the
National Entrepreneur of the Year Overall Award winner, will be announced
at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 17,
2012. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young
Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of
high-growth, market-leading companies.
Alarm.com, founded in 2000, is the industry leading technology provider of
interactive security solutions. Through its proven technology platform and
advanced wireless, mobile and web-based solutions, Alarm.com helps protect
and empower hundreds of thousands of residential and commercial customers
throughout North America. Alarm.com delivers interactive security, video
monitoring, home automation and energy management to users exclusively
through a network of thousands of licensed and authorized Dealer Partners. For more
information, visit the company's website at www.alarm.com.
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